Thursday, 26 March 2015

you shine

Hello again, today I'm sharing a scrapbook page!  In February, I had the honour of having one of my scrapbook pages on the cover of Scrapbooking Memories magazine. How exciting!!
I thought I'd share the full page here; as I love how this page came together.

 It features my littlest man, who is always obliging for a photo - this photo was actually taken by my oldest son, who is pretty good behind the camera ♥  I was happy to use this photo for a scrapbook page, as it really captures a happy and fun moment.
I've used mostly Heidi Swapp products!
Here are some close-up's:

 And here he is, proudly holding the magazine ☺
Thanks for coming by.
I have some more 'scrappy' shares for Scrappy Canary over the next few days, so I will be back soon. ♥

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

wip: wednesday

 Hello there ☺ Today I'm sharing my finished weaving project (so technically not a 'work-in'progress anymore ☺)
It proudly hangs on the wall in our entry, which has just had a make-over!

 I love how it's turned out - it's bright, it's full of texture and it makes me happy ☺
Here are a few close-up's:

 Played around with a bit of fringing in this one, using different fibers and yarn.
 I always love the roving - reminds me of fluffy clouds!
And another view of the bottom fringe that finishes off the weaving.

So this is officially my third weave that I've finished.  I wonder if I can find another spot in my house, for another weave ♥

Thanks for coming by ♥♥

Saturday, 14 March 2015

march sketch challenge - scrappy canary

hello there, hope you are having a wonderful weekend and finding some craft time ☺
Just popping in to share the monthly sketch for Scrappy Canary.
This month we have a fun, grid style, which could be interpreted in so many ways.

 I've used the Brave Scrapbooking kit to create this page and made good use of the frames by Simple Stories.
I used a number of smaller pictures and then added in paper and embellishments to the rest of the squares.

 I've used Sticker word phrases from the embellishment kit and also added in some typewriter journalling.
Apart from the stamping, all the products are available at the Scrappy Canary Store. 

We hope you can join us for this months sketch challenge - a $10 voucher to the store will be for the winner ☺

Thanks for coming by ♥

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

wip: wednesday

Hello there and happy Wednesday.
It's been a few weeks since I've shared some 'work-in-progress' !  Over the past month, we've been re-doing our entry area and making it a bit more fresh.  I don't have before photo's, but we painted the face brick wall.
I love how it's turned out!  I've been adding some colourful touches with pictures and home decor - it's been fun.
We have quite a big entry, so this is just one section!

If you are a K-Mart fan, you will recognise some of the pieces ☺

 These pictures frames which I had previously painted held some photographs. 
I've changed it up a bit and created some 'word art' pieces.
The top one is using my Silhouette - I've cut it out on white cardstock and backed with some Heidi Swapp paper.
The 'in this house' frame .................. was inspired by Pinterest - love that place
I've downloaded a chalkboard background and used my Word program to add in the text.
This piece will provide some good reminders for me and my family ♥
 And this one here is simply some Heidi Swapp pattern paper, with a glittery frame and wood veneer word - scrapbooking style in a frame. (all Heidi Swapp products)
 Last year, I completed a couple of weaves - they were so much fun and I've been wanting to do some more.
Procrastinating aside, I finally am making another!  There is a bit of a colour theme happening and when it 's done, it will sit nicely on the painted wall near the galah ☺
I love the texture that the roving makes ................

I will share the finished weave soon ☺
Thanks for coming by ♥♥

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

scrap the boys - my awesome four!

 Hello and happy March.  Which also means a change in season - Autumn - we are heading to cooler weather.  But in saying that, we can have some beautiful days in March ....................
A new month and some new challenges.
Today, I'm sharing my page for Scrap the Boys - we have a sketch challenge for you this month ☺

and here is my take:
 I've flipped the sketch to one side because I'm using a vertical photo!
I've used lots of gorgeous Heidi Swapp goodies on this page - I'm wading thru the big stash that I have ☺
Here are some close-up's:

We have two sponsors donating some wonderful scrappy goodies:

Kellie Winnell Stamps  donating a stamp pack 
1 Pair of Westcott scissors from 

Check out the Scrap the Boys blog and be inspired by more pages from the Design Team.  We hope to see you playing along this month ♥                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


Friday, 27 February 2015


 Hey, there and a happy Friday to you.
I'm sneaking in a challenge before the month of February ends!!
The White with 1 challenge for this month uses one of my favourite colours, so I couldn't pass it up ☺

 ww1 celosia orange

 and here's my page:

It was fun to gather all kinds of different supplies that used orange!  I used a few older things from my stash and also played with some new products!
Here are some close-up's:

 The word 'happy' which is also my title, was made using the Heidi Swapp die-cut - I used watercolour paper and then added the orange colour with my watercolour paints.
I've also used a Heidi Swapp photo frame!  These are shiny and glittery; they add some sparkle to the page.
 Here I cut out words from some scrapbook papers - I love the different fonts.
And my little bit of journal work with my trusty manual typewriter ☺

Thanks for coming by and hope you have a wonderful weekend. ♥

Thursday, 19 February 2015

scrappy canary

Hello - just popping in to share this special offer we have going at Scrappy Canary.  When you place an order from this lovely shop, use the above code to receive 10% discount!!
You can check out the store right HERE!!

Not only are there amazing kits in store, but also lots of other gorgeous scrapbooking and Project Life products.  You won't be disappointed.
I hope you will pop in soon ♥♥